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Norway's leading institute for climate research

Recent news

Population growth is moving in a climate-friendly direction

Higher living standards have led to a slow-down in global population growth. This is good news for the climate because it will lead to lower growth in carbon emissions, say scientists at CICERO Center for International Climate Research.

Global CO2 emissions rise again in 2018, according to latest data

Global CO2 emissions are on track to rise more than 2% in 2018 on the back of renewed growth in coal use, and continued growth in oil and gas use, according to data released on 5 December. 

CICERO establishes new company to adapt to growth in the green bond market

CICERO, the award-winning global leader in providing green ratings to the financial sector, will from 1 December 2018 establish a new company to professionalise its independent research-based evaluations of green bonds.

Exposure matters: Revisiting the current approach to air pollution health burden estimation

Ambient air pollution and household air pollution are two sides of the same coin, and it may be misleading to treat them as separate health risk factors, according to new studies.

Green and social - CICERO rates its first sustainability bond

Both social and green aspects have been reviewed by CICERO and the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) for The Agricultural Development Bank of China’s first green and sustainability bond framework.

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Recent publications

Carbon leakage from geological storage sites: Implications for carbon trading

Jorge Hernan Garcia-Lopez, Asbjørn Torvanger

The Changing Seasonality of Extreme Daily Precipitation

Louis Marelle, Gunnar Myhre, Øivind Hodnebrog, Jana Sillmann, Bjørn Hallvard Samset

Concentrations and radiative forcing of anthropogenic aerosols from 1750 to 2014 simulated with the Oslo CTM3 and CEDS emission inventory

Marianne Tronstad Lund, Gunnar Myhre, Amund Søvde Haslerud, Ragnhild Bieltvedt Skeie, Jan Griesfeller, Stephen Matthew Platt, Rajesh Kumar, Cathrine Lund Myhre, M Schulz

California’s Cap-and-Trade Programme: The Role of Diffusion

Guri Bang, David G. Victor, Steinar E Andresen

Quantifying the importance of rapid adjustments for global precipitation changes

Gunnar Myhre, Ryan J. Kramer, Christopher J. Smith, Øivind Hodnebrog, Piers M. Forster, Brian J. Soden, Bjørn Hallvard Samset, Camilla Weum Stjern, Timothy Andrews, Oliviér Boucher, Gregory S. Faluvegi, Dagmar Fläschner, Matthew Kasoar, Alf Kirkevåg, Jean-François Lamarque, Dirk Jan Leo Oliviè, Thomas Richardson, Drew T. Shindell, Philip Stier, Toshihiko Takemura, Apostolos Voulgarakis, Duncan Watson-Parris